Useful Links

Stafford County Government

City of Fredericksburg Government

Keep Virginia Beautiful

Virginia Council for Litter Prevention & Recycling

America Recycles Day

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Keep America Beautiful

Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District

Friends of the Rappahannock

Earth 911

Our Earth

Virginia Naturally

Obviously.com Recycling Guide to Obscure Materials

Adopt-a-Stream

www.IBuyDifferent.org
This is part of a national campaign from the World Wildlife Fund and the Center for a New American Dream. It teaches young people how to make a difference by buying differently.

www.epa.gov/epp
While mainly designed for government workers–contains great green purchasing resources and links.

www.swancc.org
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County in Illinois has a list of companies that sell green products, including book bags made from reclaimed rubber inner tubes, hats and mittens made from recycled sweaters, belts and jewelry made from bottle caps, and purses made from old license plates.

www.greenpages.org
Co-op America’s Green Pages OnlineTM is a directory of green companies that are committed to social and environmental responsibility.
Fun recycled craft ideas for kids (and adults):
Art from Junk: Recycled Craft Ideas

Recycling and Paper Arts and Crafts for Kids

Julie May’s June 2012 blog on Reuse with links to a few simple projects from around the web

Moving Boxes: Fun Crafts for Kids, Teachers and Parents mostly with old cardboard boxes and a list of articles about going green